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Harry A. Willey

Newark - A memorial service for Harry A. Willey, 78 of Newark will be held Tuesday September 18, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Newark Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Katrick officiating. Military services will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

Mr. Willey died Wednesday September 12, 2018, at his residence. He was born May 17, 1940, in Creston, IA.

Mr. Willey retired in 2009 from Bionetics as an electronics technician. He was transferred to Newark Air Force Base in 1983 and retired from the U. S. Air Force after 28 years of service in 1988 as a Senior Master Sgt.

He was active in the Aerospace Lodge F & AM and had served as a Past Worshipful Master of Heath Crusaders Lodge. He was also a member of Ohio Valley # 196 of York Rite Chapter and Council, Ohio Priory # 18 York Cross of Honour, St. George Commandery # 76, Knights Templar. He was a past Worthy Patron in Carnation Chapter # 167 OES and Wroena Chapter #589 OES, where he was currently the Associate Worthy Patron.

He is survived by fiancée, Sharon Hickman; children, Bruce (Lynn) Willey, Duane (Jane) Willey, Lynn (Steve) Davis, Lisa (Eric) Scott, Catherine (Eric) Penrod; four sisters; two brothers; thirteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert; his father, Harry F. Willey; mother and step-father, Annetta R. and Everett "Shorty" Hull who raised Harry.

A visitation will be held Tuesday September 18, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the VENSIL & CHUTE FUNERAL HOME 1850 West Main Street, Newark. Eastern Star services will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Masonic Services will be at 6:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions are requested to the Ohio Eastern Star Home, 1451 Gambier Road, Mt. Vernon, OH 43050. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.vocfh.com
Published in the Advocate on Sept. 16, 2018
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